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1 June 2013

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 No bookings

 

3 June 2013

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Spectacular Bodies: The Swimsuit, Censorship and Hollywood
Ellen Wright (University of East Anglia)


Venue: Gordon Room G34, Senate House, Ground floor

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Herr Winkelmeier, Tom Thumb and the Hilton Sisters: Uncovering the 'freaks' of the Wellcome Library
Ross MacFarlane (Wellcome Trust)


Venue: Bloomsbury Room G35, Senate House, Ground floor

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Nation women and Hurt2Healing Magazine
Dawn-Marie Gibson (Royal Holloway, University of London)


Venue: Torrington Room 104, Senate House, South block, 1st floor 

 

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4 June 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 'Jewish' patents and patent holders under National Socialism
Lida Barner (UCL)


Please note:  due to ill health, this session has, with regret, been caoncelled.

Room G22 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Restoration bishops and three kingdoms politics
Grant Tapsell (Oxford)
The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Wrest Park in the 20th century (title TBC)
Andrew Hann (English Heritage)
Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Dr Shirleene Robinson, (Macquaries University, Sydney/Menzies Centre for Australian Studies and Department of History, King's College, London)
Aboriginal Children in Private European Homes in Colonial Australia


The Australian state's role in removing Aboriginal children from their family groups is a topic that ...

King's College London 18:00 Franklin Roosevelt and the Colonization of the Antarctic
David Day (La Trobe)


Chair:  Dr Antony Best

Please note: This session is hos...

5 June 2013

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Room G22 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Milton, Jesus, Augustine and the Kings of the Gentiles: From Regicide to Paradise Regained
Professor John Coffey (University of Leicester)
Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:30 Domesticating medicine: medical technologies and the modern home
Roberta Bivins (University of Warwick)

Bloomsbury Room (G35), on the ground floor in Senate House

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 How not to make a law-code: forging the Justinian Code in the early middle ages
Simon Corcoran (UCL)

6 June 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Permissiveness on Trial: The Rolling Stones and the Redlands Affair
Marcus Collins (Loughborough)


Please note:  this session takes place in the Holden Room 103

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 What are we that you should care for us? Merchants and courtiers monuments in Elizabethan and Jacobean London
Jim Harris (Ashmolean Museum, Oxford)
German Historical Institute 17:30 Imagined Revolutions and Real Executions: Hard-core Nazis and the Spring of 1945
Professor Patrick Wagner (University of Halle)

 

Annual German History Society Lecture

Please note:  this session takes ...

Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 John G. Williams, school worship and the idea of childhood piety at the BBC
Dr Stephen Parker (University of Worcester)

 

From the early twentieth century, the new technologies of radio, later television, were depl...

STB5 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 France and the Displaced Persons Problem in Occupied Germany, 1945-1947
Laure Humbert (Exeter)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Panel Presentation: Images of 'Japan' in Post-war East and Southeast Asian Societies
Professor Paul Morris (Institute of Education), Dr Christine Han (Institute of Education), Professor Caroline Rose (University of Leeds), Professor Naoko Shimazu (Birkbeck)


Please note:  this event takes place in the Torrington Room, 104

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7 June 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Intoxicants and an early modern provincial capital
Phil Withington (Sheffield)
Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Gender and Fundraising: The Financial Vulnerability of Female Religious Organisations in London, 1860 to 1914
Sarah Flew (OU)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 'Art' with a Capital 'A' and the Practice of Community Art
Kate Crehan (City University of New York)

8 June 2013

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The Chancellor's Hall (Senate House, first floor) 09:00 Ravenna - its significance in European Culture

See http://events.history.ac.uk/event/show/10322...

 

10 June 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 What this country sorely needs today is a first-class institution of learning and not a first-class exhibition of stream-lined buildings: university buildings, everyday life and decolonisation in Nigeria, 1948-66
Tim Livsey (Birkbeck)

 

Robert Ivermee (University of Kent),

Contesting the secular: reflections on ...

Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Change and continuity in the assumption of Regency by Marie de Guise in Scotland in 1554
Mariana Brockmann (RHUL)


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Helen Graham-Matheson (UCL, CELL)


Elisabeth Parr, Marchioness of No...

11 June 2013

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Room G37 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Analytical Access to the Domain Dark Archive Project
Richard Deswarte (UEA) and Peter Webster (BL)


Joint Archives and Society and Digital History seminar

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Popularity, 'popularity' and popularity: Samuel Pepys and the politics of popularity
David Magliocco (Queen Mary)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:15 Underpinning Victory: the development of British fighting doctrine in the First World War
James Cook (King's College London) 
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 The British World during the First World War: Australia, Canada and New Zealand and the question of Japan
Dr Jatinder Mann (King's College London)

 

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12 June 2013

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The problem of political realism in historical perspective
Katrina Forrester (University of Cambridge)
Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 'Female agony and visionary experience: Jane Lead (1624-1704), her last days and its impact upon the Philadelphian Society, c. 1697-1704'.
Ariel Hessayon (Goldsmiths)
Room 261 (Senate House, second floor) 17:30 Lydia Sellon and the inauguration and extension of overseas sisterhoods
Steven Maughan (College of Idaho, USA)

13 June 2013

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Friars of Medieval London
Clive Burgess (Royal Holloway), Nick Holder (Regent’s University London) and Christian Steer (Royal Holloway)
Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Recollecting scattered fancies: deliberate ambiguity in the army officers' 'Remonstrance' of 1648
Sean Kelsey (University of Buckingham)

14 June 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:30 Infinitely Taken With This Agreeable Cheat: John Evelyn and the Art of Deception in the 17th Century Garden
David Marsh (Independent scholar)

15 June 2013

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17 June 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Appellant priests and the succession crisis in late Elizabethan England
Peter Lake (Vanderbilt) with Michael Questier (QMUL)


Venue:  Holden Room 103, Senate House, 1st floor

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Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 Paternalistic Culture and the Promotion of Leisure in the Regent Palace Hotel, 1918-1939
Lyanne Holcombe (Kingston University)


Please note: this session has been cancelled

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 West Africa and early nineteenth-century globalization: Indian Textiles and African consumers and manufacturers
Kazuo Kobayashi (LSE)


Venue: The Court Room 

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Room 104 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 Dressed like an Amazon: The transatlantic trajectory of a red feather coat
Mariana Françozo (lecturer and researcher, University of Leiden) 


Venue: Torrington Room 104, Senate House, Ground floor

In 2000, Brazilian Ministry of Culture...

18 June 2013

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Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The Schwab letters book: from Germany to South Africa
Shirli Gilbert (Southampton)
Room 234 (Senate House) 17:15 This familiar and plaine manner of catechising: Richard Bernard's catechetical practices and publications in historical context
Amy Gant (Vanderbilt)

 

Venue: Room 243, Senate House, 2nd floor

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19 June 2013

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20 June 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Sexuality and intimate life in women's autobiography c1920 -1980
Barbara Caine

 

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 Mapping Early Modern London
Caroline Barron (Royal Holloway), and Matthew Davies (Centre for Metropolitan History)
STB5 (Stewart House, basement) 17:30 Syphilis and Silver Noses in Seventeenth Century London
Thomasin Summerford (RCA)

21 June 2013

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The Impact of Shoplifting on Female Retailing in Eighteenth-Century London
Shelley Tickell (Hertfordshire)
Room 349 (3rd floor) 17:30 Indirect Slavery and the Adulteration of Food in Capital
Keston Sutherland (University of Sussex)

22 June 2013

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24 June 2013

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The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:00 Preaching the Crusades: Patterns and Impact of Recruitment Campaigns in the 11th and 12th Centuries
Frances Durkin (University of Birmingham)


Andrew Buck (Queen Mary, University of London)

The Principality of Antioch and the...

Room G35 (Ground Floor) 17:15 The virginity of Katharine of Aragon, 1509
Patrick Williams (Portsmouth)


Venue:  Bloomsbury Room G35, Senate House, Ground floor

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Room G34 (Ground Floor) 18:00 On CLR James. From Toussaint L'Ouverture to Beyond a Boundary
Christian Hogsbjerg and Keith Flett


Please note the later starting time of this session:  18:00

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Other 18:00 Please see the following programme -
New Directions in Transnational History: A Summer Evening Workshop With Wine


18:00  Giles Strachan (KCL)
Salkey, Clarke, but not Naipaul: West...

25 June 2013

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Room 102 (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The transformation of the Commons, 1386-1558
Simon Payling (History of Parliament)
Other 17:30 Libraries at war: a walk through London's print culture in the Second World War


Meeting point: Foyle Special Collections Library, King's College London, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1...

Room 103 (Senate House, first floor) 18:00 The (UN)Equal Alliance: the United States, the Commonwealth, the United Nations The UN and the Korean War
Robert Barnes (LSE)

 

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26 June 2013

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Other 17:15 Beyond Sensibility: New Approaches to Emotion in the Long Eighteenth Century
History of Emotions Panel: Beyond Sensibility: New Approaches to Emotion in the Long Eighteenth Century Thomas Dixon (QMUL) Enthusiasm delineated: Varieties of weeping in Eighteenth-century Britain Hannah Newton (Cambridge) 'A Double Delight': Recovery from illness in early modern England Barbara Taylor (QMUL):  Critical commentary Please note:  this session takes place in the Old Operating Theatre, in Southwark, at 9a St Thomas St, London SE1 9RY.  Web-site: http://www.thegarret.org.uk/index.htm The seminar will start as usual at 5.15, with a glass of wine in the garret followed by a brief introduction to the museum and time to look around. The panel session will begin at 6pm and finish at 7.45. 

Those interested in attending are asked to email the seminar administrator Gillian Williamson gswilliamson@...

27 June 2013

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Senate House 09:30 Mobilising London’s housing histories: the provision of homes since 1850
Our keynote speakers are Professor Jerry White (Birkbeck) and Professor Andrew Saint (Survey of London, English Heritage).

As a growing metropolis, London is in the middle of a severe housing crisis, widely evidenced in the press ...

The Court Room (Senate House, first floor) 17:15 The material culture of childbirth in medieval and sixteenth-century London
Katherine French (University of Michigan)


This seminar will be followed by the annual seminar party in 2 Gower Street

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28 June 2013

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Room G21a (Ground Floor) 17:30 In conversation: Jay Kleinberg and Jessie Ramey on gender and social policy in the US, 1880-2000
Jay Kleinberg (Brunel) and Jessie Ramey (University of Pittsburgh)


Venue: Room G21A 

Please note:  this event takes plac...

29 June 2013

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Institute of Historical Research (IHR) 09:00 Horse Racing and Politics: a one day conference at the Institute of Historical Research

The relationship between horse-racing and politics is a long and fascinating one.  From at least the 1...